Originally written
July 13, 2017
Updated
January 17, 2020

Relevanssi is a search engine replacing your default WordPress search. It provides many additional features and options to help give your visitors better and more accurate results, in a presentable manner.

Setting up Relevanssi with WPML

In order for the search to return only results in the currently active language, you need to set this option on Relevanssi’s settings page:

  1. Go to the Settings → Relevanssi page and scroll down to the WPML/Polylang compatibility section.
  2. Check the Limit results to current language option as shown below and click Save.
Checking the option for WPML and Relevanssi
Checking the option for WPML

 

How does WPML work with Relevanssi?

Relevanssi improves basic WordPress search so once your posts and pages are translated the search automatically detects the current language and displays only the results in that language.

Relevanssi is one of plugins chosen amongst the most popular and effective WordPress search plugins on this website.

Search Results in EnglishSearch Results in Finnish
Relevanssi in English with WPMLRelevanssi in Finnish with WPML

Getting help from our support

In case you need help translating your site built using Relevanssi and WPML, visit WPML’s support forum.